Content about Herbalism

April 9, 2014

Herb Pharm recently debuted a new logo and label design across its entire product line in conjunction with the launch of three new herbal supplements — Inflamma Response capsules, Passionflower capsules and Turmeric softgels.

WILLIAMS, Ore. — Herb Pharm recently debuted a new logo and label design across its entire product line in conjunction with the launch of three new herbal supplements — Inflamma Response capsules, Passionflower capsules and Turmeric softgels.

The new scheme makes use of color-coded functional categories that are easy to spot and understand. The new color-coded system enables retailers to merchandise products by category, while also providing consumers an at-a-glance reference point intended to educate, facilitate product selection and eliminate confusion. 

September 11, 2013

According to Kantar Media's 2013 pharmacy study released last month, pharmacists are making more OTC product recommendations than prescription product recommendations per day.

PRINCETON, N.J. — According to Kantar Media's 2013 pharmacy study released last month, pharmacists are making more OTC product recommendations than prescription product recommendations per day.

June 29, 2012

Organix-South has introduced TheraNeem Naturals facial oil serums featuring the company’s exclusive adaptogenic blend of concentrated supercritical extracts and a blend of oils to feed the skin.

BOWLING GREEN, Fla — Organix-South has introduced TheraNeem Naturals facial oil serums featuring the company’s exclusive adaptogenic blend of concentrated supercritical extracts and a blend of oils to feed the skin.

June 18, 2012

The Natural Products Foundation on Monday named the three recipients of its 2012 NPF Scholarship.

WASHINGTON — The Natural Products Foundation on Monday named the three recipients of its 2012 NPF Scholarship.

“Supporting academics to deepen the research and more widely share the evidence behind our products is critical to ensuring that natural products are embraced by the market, endorsed by regulators and accessible to consumers," stated David Matteson, chairman of the NPF Scholarship Committee.

The three students are Lauren Au of Tufts University, Taylor Kaufmann of Bastyr University and Vanessa Mardones of Memorial University.

August 18, 2011

Acai berry, cumin, herbal tea, turmeric and long-term use of garlic may negatively impact chemotherapy treatment, according to a new report released Wednesday that originally was presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago this summer.

CHICAGO — Acai berry, cumin, herbal tea, turmeric and long-term use of garlic may negatively impact chemotherapy treatment, according to a new report released Wednesday that originally was presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago this summer.

Researchers from Northwestern Memorial hospital say there is growing evidence that these popular supplements may intensify or weaken the effect of chemotherapy drugs and in some cases, may cause a toxic, even lethal, reaction.

August 3, 2011

Five trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry on Wednesday collectively requested a time extension to provide comments concerning the recent draft guidance on new dietary ingredient notifications that was recently issued by the Food and Drug Administration.

WASHINGTON — Five trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry on Wednesday collectively requested a time extension to provide comments concerning the recent draft guidance on new dietary ingredient notifications that was recently issued by the Food and Drug Administration.

May 9, 2011

Dietary supplement maker Livethesource has named Simply the Best Public Relations as its agency of record.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Dietary supplement maker Livethesource has named Simply the Best Public Relations as its agency of record.

"We are thrilled to be working with Simply the Best PR as they will promote our growing product line and our Inline marketing program," Livethesource chairman and founder Ted Farnsworth said. "We are certain that Simply the Best PR will help elevate our brand awareness quickly and effectively."

Livethesource is best known for its patented, fully nano-encapsulated liquid vitamin, mineral and herbal supplement.

December 22, 2010

An over-the-counter herbal supplement believed to improve immunity function has minimal impact in relieving the common cold, according to research by the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health released Monday.

MADISON, Wis. — An over-the-counter herbal supplement believed to improve immunity function has minimal impact in relieving the common cold, according to research by the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health released Monday.

The study, published in this month's Annals of Internal Medicine, found that echinacea reduced the duration of the cold by seven to 10 hours. Bruce Barrett, lead researcher and associated professor of family medicine suggested that was not considered a significant decrease.

December 15, 2010

The dietary supplement industry’s leading trade associations on Wednesday joined forces with the Food and Drug Administration to support heightened efforts to address public health problems posed by products that are illegally marketed as dietary supplements but contain the same active ingredients as FDA-approved drugs or other ingredients that do not qualify as dietary ingredients.

WASHINGTON — The dietary supplement industry’s leading trade associations on Wednesday joined forces with the Food and Drug Administration to support heightened efforts to address public health problems posed by products that are illegally marketed as dietary supplements but contain the same active ingredients as FDA-approved drugs or other ingredients that do not qualify as dietary ingredients.

October 25, 2010

The Natural Products Association on Monday wrote a letter to the producers of a PBS...

October 17, 2010

Spurred by a difficult economy, over-the-counter medications increasingly are playing a dual role for consumers...

CHICAGO Spurred by a difficult economy, over-the-counter medications increasingly are playing a dual role for consumers looking to minimize healthcare expenditures, the SymphonyIRI Group found in a new research paper titled “Over-the-Counter Medications: State of the Industry 2010” that was released last week.

 

September 12, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition’s president and CEO Steve Mister supplied the “opposing view” to...

February 1, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Monday criticized the Journal of American College of Cardiology...

January 12, 2010

Traditional Medicinals, a maker of medicinal teas, has introduced two new products....

January 3, 2010

A Mayo Clinic research study published in the January issue of The American Journal of...